Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry: Forecasts and Analysis

The demand for global pharmaceutical packaging reached an estimated $94.2 billion in 2018, according to new research and analysis from The Freedonia Group’s comprehensive study Global Pharmaceutical Packaging.

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Cold Chain Logistics: A Fast Growing Segment of the Biopharmaceutical Logistics Market

According to a report from The Business Research Company, the cold chain logistics market, which moves biologics, is growing faster globally than the non-cold-chain logistics market, which transports small molecule drugs. Between 2012 and 2018, the cold-chain logistics market more than doubled in size, while the non-cold-chain logistics market grew by only 36% in comparison.

Topics: Pharmaceuticals Transportation & Shipping Industry Insights

China Bioprocessing Equipment Strategy & GMP Quality Management Drives Increased Need for Staffing, Expertise

According to Advances in Biopharmaceutical Technology in China, 2nd Ed, a report from BioPlan Associates, China is making strides in raising its Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) standards as it works to improve its global profile. GMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing has a short history in China, with the first version of guidance issued in 1998. In 2010, China's Ministry of Health released its fourth version of China GMP, with this iteration significantly raising the standards to be met by domestic biopharmaceutical developers.

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Top 9 Things to Know About the Weight Loss Industry

The total U.S. weight loss industry hit a new peak in 2018, growing 4% to $72 billion. The largest diet companies are shifting direction and changing ownership as Weight Watchers rebrands itself to its new name WW and focuses more on wellness, Jenny Craig is up for sale, NutriSystem gets acquired by Tivity Health, and Slim-Fast is acquired by Glanbia, a multilevel marketing firm.

Topics: Food & Beverage Pharmaceuticals Healthcare

Can China Become a Top Destination for Biologics Manufacturing?

Many have questioned whether China can move from "the world's factory” for consumer goods, electronics, and commodities, into technologically complex biologics.

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China Biopharmaceutical Growth Exceeding Western Projections

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that biopharma in China is growing faster than many in the West have projected. A number of economic and development factors are contributing to this growth. But these have all been evolving for decades. 

So if there is a gap in Western (and in some cases China’s own internal) knowledge about this evolution, it should be put down to simply not paying enough attention.  

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The Global Skincare and Dermatology Market from 2018 to 2028

The global skincare market is fast growing and expansive, ranging from cosmetic products, to over-the-counter drugs, to prescription drugs. The global dermatology market (OTC and prescription) is vast and evolving quickly with forecasts that indicate a global market of €81.9 billion in 2028, growing significantly from €44.1 billion in 2018. The cosmetic skincare market size was valued at €130 billion in 2016.

Topics: Cosmetics & Personal Care Pharmaceuticals Industry Insights

The Growing Pharmaceuticals Market: Expert Forecasts and Analysis

The global pharmaceuticals market was worth $934.8 billion in 2017 and will reach $1170 billion in 2021, growing at 5.8%, according to a recent pharma market research report by The Business Research Company.

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The Rapid Growth of the CRO Industry: Analysis & Forecasts

The global market for clinical trial services to biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies is forecast to grow at 12% year on year up to 2021, according to a new reportThat is an acceleration from its rate of 10% up to 2017 which raised its value to $44.4 billion. The businesses that provide outsourcing in clinical trials are CROs.

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Top 6 Things to Know About the $28 Billion Sleep Market

As U.S. obesity rates climb and Americans age, more people are developing sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and other sleep disorders. Plus, stressors related to the volatile stock market, terrorism, mass shootings, health care, student debt, and protests against politicians are all resulting in more sleepless nights.

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